"We always want the safest possible product on the market, from laptops to cellphones and vapor products," she said. "This is a new issue. Consumers have been travelling with vapor products and e-cigs for quite a long time. In my mind, this is probably an isolated incident."
"While our industry understands reasonable and appropriate regulation is needed, it is vital our young industry not be grouped with combustible cigarettes" as federal guidelines are drafted, said Cynthia Cabrera, executive director of the trade association.